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A rejoint le : 29 juin 2022

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Is Homework Really Necessary


Giving them work to do at home when they should be relaxing can lead to burning out. Excessive amounts of homework can make students less committed and make them not want to do their best because they don’t have the time. Homework decreases the amount of free time students have, which means less creativity and new ideas.


  • Chris told Newsround: "If you like learning, homework helps to support your learning. It's really important to go back afterwards and think about what you're learning in.

  • I really don’t think that homework is necessary and should be done away with, or at least rethought in primary school. A school in Cape Town did just that, and has seen an increase in academic results and motivation.

  • Afternoon angst: is homework really necessary? Forcing primary school children to do set homework does not improve academic outcomes and causes stress to both children and their parents, say...